Cariaco Basin 50KYr Radiocarbon Calibration and Reconstruction
Entry ID: NOAA_NCDC_PALEO-2004-006

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Abstract: Cariaco Basin 50KYr Radiocarbon Calibration and Reconstruction.
Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) 14C data from planktonic
foraminifera from Ocean Drilling Program Site 1002, cores 1002D and
1002E, Cariaco Basin (10 deg. 42.73'N, 65 deg. 10.18'W, 893m. depth)

ABSTRACT (from the online documentation):
A series of 14C measurements in Ocean Drilling Program ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.73   S: 42.73   E: -10.18   W: -10.18
Min Depth: 0 M Max Depth: 893 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Hughen, K., S. Lehman, J. Southon, J. Overpeck, O. Marchal, C. Herring, and J. Turnbull
Dataset Title: Cariaco Basin 50KYr Radiocarbon Calibration and Reconstruction
Dataset Series Name: IGBP PAGES/World Data Center for Paleoclimatology Data Contribution Series # 2004-006
Dataset Release Date: February 2004
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NGDC Paleoclimatology Program
Issue Identification: 2004-006
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Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 50 ka
Paleo Stop Date: 0 ka
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World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, Boulder Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 497-6160
Fax: +1 (303) 497-6513
Email: paleo at
Contact Address:
World Data Center for Paleoclimatology
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80303
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online ftp, www
Distribution Format: ascii, excel
Fees: none
Phone: (508) 289-3353
Email: khughen at
Contact Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
City: Woods Hole
Province or State: MA
Postal Code: 02543
Country: USA
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Hughen, K., S. Lehman, J. Southon, J. Overpeck, O. Marchal,
C. Herring, and J. Turnbull. 2004. 14C Activity and Global Carbon
Cycle Changes over the Past 50,000 Years. Science, Volume 303, Number
5655, 9 January 2004.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-10-18
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